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Posted May 5th, 2014 @ 7:21am

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5/5 1969, The Beatles single 'Get Back' was released in the US. John Lennon claimed in 1980 that "there's some underlying thing about Yoko in there", claiming that Paul McCartney looked at Yoko Ono in the studio every time he sang "Get back to where you once belonged."

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5/6 1945, Born on this day, Bob Seger, US singer, songwriter, (1987 US No.1 single 'Shakedown', from the film 'Beverly Hills Cop II', 1995 UK No.22 single 'We've Got Tonight').

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 5/7 1977, The Eagles went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Hotel California', the group's fourth US No.1, a No.8 hit in the UK. The Eagles also won the 1977 Grammy Award for Record of the Year for 'Hotel California' at the 20th Annual Grammy Awards in 1978. The song's guitar solo is ranked 8th on Guitar Magazine's Top 100 Guitar Solos and was voted the best solo of all time by readers of Guitarist magazine.

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 5/8 1955, Born on this day, Alex Van Halen, Van Halen, drums, (1984 US No.1 & UK No.7 single 'Jump'). 5/9 1949, Born on this day, Billy Joel, singer songwriter, (1980 US No.1 single 'It's Still Rock And Roll To Me', 1983 UK No.1 single 'Uptown Girl', plus over 20 other US & UK Top 40 singles).

 

 

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